Coronavirus in Scotland: 956 new cases but no further deaths recorded in last 24 hours

Scotland has recorded 956 new cases of Covid-19 in the past 24 hours – but no further deaths have been registered, according to the latest statistics.

Sunday, 11th October 2020, 2:24 pm
Updated Sunday, 11th October 2020, 2:25 pm

The number of new, confirmed infections is down from the 1,009 cases on Saturday and from Friday’s record high of 1,246 positive test results.

This represents 14.9% of newly-tested individuals, up from 14.1% on Saturday.

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In the Greater Glasgow and Clyde health board region, 296 new cases were identified, a drop on the 357 increase recorded the day before.

The latest Covid-19 figures for Scotland have been released on Sunday.
The latest Covid-19 figures for Scotland have been released on Sunday.

The Lothian region recorded 158 positive tests, two lower than Saturday, while there were 225 in Lanarkshire – an increase on the previous day’s 204.

A total of 449 patients with coronavirus were in hospital as of last night, 17 more than reported yesterday.

Of these patients, 35 were in intensive care, an increase of one.

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